Alright y'all! We're back for another round of Splurge or Save. This time it's all about the gorgeous baby blue gingham top. Gingham designs have been popping up like daisies in the springtime -- they're everywhere & they're glorious! You can find your gingham shirts, trousers, trenches, & whatever your mind can think of.
What is gingham exactly? The definition states that it's a lightweight plain-woven cotton cloth, typically checked in white & a bold color. Your sole duty today is to figure out which gingham top is $1,690 by Oscar de la Renta & which is the $47 Louche top? Make your guess now! Scroll down to find out the answer.
Did you make up your mind? No peeking! Well, let's see if you were correct. The Oscar de la Renta design can be found on the left; the Louche gingham top is on the right. How did you do?
Although these tops are not identical their styles are similar. Oscar de la Renta's is a beautiful powder blue checkered top with a loose A-line shape. The affordable brand Louche has a slightly scalloped round neck with stunning pastel blue gingham design. For the first time in Splurge or Save, I don't prefer one more than the other.
They each have their own qualities that draw me to them. I like the large, exaggerated checkered design of Oscar de la Renta; it's chic & eye-catching. On the other hand, Louche has the typical gingham design, small & understated. The slightly scalloped neck is a charming detail. Both are excellent choices.
If you don't have about $2,000 lying around to splurge on a darling Oscar de la Renta top, Louche may be for you. Check out these gingham designs for under $30: Sidecca Gingham Button Up, Miss Foxy Gingham Crop Top, & Blue Gingham White Lace Blouse. Did you guess correctly? Which did you think was the splurge item? Which gingham top do you prefer? :]
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